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Winter Melon Story

Released December 2015

32 pages, 6" x 9"

For children ages 4-7+ yrs






"A sweet multicultural story that suggests the best things in life are worth the wait."  -Publishers Weekly

Two friends Sammy and Davey spend the summer days with Sammy’s grandma, Poh Poh in Minnesota. They visit Poh Poh’s garden every day, eager to pick the winter melon and help Poh Poh make her special winter melon soup. When the melon is nearly ripe for harvest, Sammy decides to follow her own plan, where both children discover one of Poh Poh’s most important ingredients for winter melon soup.


More Details:

  • Read-aloud book

  • Explores values of patience, grace, the chinese vegetable winter melon, sharing culture, developing cultural understanding



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